RED MAZE (short suspense thriller)

RED MAZE Festival Wins Cluster w&b 11.20.17

TV Premiere – Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network – People’s Network: Suspense Edition

Winner / Silver Remi Award – WorldFest Houston (Houston International Film Festival)

Winner / Best Horror Film – NCCC Film & Animation Festival

Winner / Audience Award – First Friday Film Festival (Kansas City)

Winner / Best Web Short – Woodengate Film Festival

Winner / Officially Groovy Film Award – Planet 9 Film Festival

Film Market Selection – Palm Springs International ShortFest

Finalist – Los Angeles CineFest

Finalist – Frostbite International Online Film Festival

Semifinalist – Anatomy: Crime – Horror International Film Festival

Semifinalist – San Mauro Torinese International Film Festival

Official Selection – Chicago International REEL Shorts Film Fest

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THE NIGHT WATCHMAN (feature screenplay – drama / thriller)

Screenplay Wins and Finalists

2nd Round / Top 20% (2018) – Austin Film Festival Screenplay Competition

Quarter-Finalist (2018) – ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship

Semifinalist (2018) – Roadmap Writers/Route One Entertainment Contest

Finalist (2017) – Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Rebel Without A Crew’ Television Program

Semifinalist (2017) – ScreenCraft Drama Feature Script Contest

Quarter-Finalist (2017) – ScreenCraft Action/Thriller Screenplay Contest

Quarter-Finalist (2015) – Stage 32 Feature Contest

Quarter-Finalist (2014) – Chicago Screenwriter’s Network Contest (as ‘AMONG THE DEAD’)

Semifinalist (2013) – Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest (as ‘AMONG THE DEAD’)

Top 10% (2013) – Script Pipeline Screenwriting Competition  (as ‘AMONG THE DEAD’)

Top 20% (2013) – 2013 Academy Nicholl Fellowships (as ‘AMONG THE DEAD’)

Scored 7/10 – The Black List (as ‘AMONG THE DEAD)

2nd Round (2012) – Cinequest Screenplay Competition  (as ‘AMONG THE DEAD’)



APCH Laurels

Crystal Heart Award Winner – Heartland Film Festival

Audience Award Winner, Best Feature – Indianapolis International Film Festival

Hoosier Lens Award Winner, Best Indiana Film – Indianapolis International Film Festival

Best Documentary Finalist – International Family Film Festival

Grand Prize Finalist – Had To Be Made Film Festival

Honorable Mention – ReelHeART International Film Festival

Television Premiere – PBS


 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE  (feature documentary)

AIR Awards

Television Premiere – PBS

Official Selection – Talking Pictures Film Festival

Selected For Screening – Chicago Cultural Center

Grant Funding Recipient – Illinois Arts Council

Residency Recipient – Ragdale Foundation


DAYS END (Short)

Days End Film Festival Laurels black on white

World Premiere – Indianapolis International Film Festival

Finalist – The From Beyond Online Film Festival

Semifinalist – Highway 61 Film Festival

Official Selection – Southway Film Festival

Official Selection – Indie Possible International Film Festival

Official Selection – The Strange Film Awards

Official Selection – Broken Knuckle Film Festival

Official Selection – Blackbird Film Festival

Official Selection – Mac Horror Film Festival

Official Selection – Rhode Island Comic-Con Film Festival

Official Selection – Northern Frights Festival

Official Selection – Chicago ParaCon & Film Festival

Official Selection – Los Angeles CineFest

Official Selection – Indie Film Festival

Official Selection – Armageddon Expo Film Festival

Official Selection – Wasteland Film Festival

Official Selection – Rendezvous Film Festival

Official Selection – The Online Film Festival

Official Selection – Viewster Online Film Festival

Official Selection – Freedom Film Festival

Official Selection – Silver Dollar Film Festival


CAUGHT IN THE LOOP  (short documentary)

Caught In The Loop Laurels

Gold Remi Award Winner – WorldFest Houston (Houston International Film Festival)

Audience Award Winner – Indiana Film & Video Festival

Indy Award Winner – Indiana Film & Video Festival

Official Selection – Dallas Video Festival

Official Selection – Other America Film Festival

Official Selection – Utah Student Film Festival

Television Premiere – Image Union (PBS)


COMMUNITY FORUM  (television program)

        Hometown Video Festival

First Place Award – Hometown Video Festival

Honorable Mention Award – Hometown Video Festival

Honorable Mention Award – Hometown Video Festival


LIVING ON THE BORDER IN MIDDLE AMERICA  (television documentary)

Living on the Border - Awards

Official Selection – Olympia Film Festival

Grant Funding Recipient – The Puffin Foundation

Television Premiere – Chicago Access Network Television


ONE HUNDRED (experimental short film)

Athens Film & Video Festival Laurels

Honorable Mention Award – Athens International Film Festival


EVIL IS TIMELESS (music video)

Best Video Award – Chicago Hip Hop Film Festival